Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Donald Olsen

Born: 11/22/1941 Died: 08/01/2011 Maiden Name: n/a Honorific: n/a

Donald Lee Olsen, 69, of Bokchito, passed away on Aug. 1, 2011, in Oklahoma City. Donald was born on Nov. 22, 1941, in Lindsey, Calif., to Benjamin Arvel and Ruth Elizabeth (Wortham) Olsen. He has lived in the Bryan County area most of his life and he graduated from Boswell High School. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy until his honorable discharge. He retired from Oscar Mayer after many years of service. Donald is a member of the Kemp First Baptist Church. He loved collecting junk to work on, going to auctions and gardening. He is preceded in death by his parents and grandparents. Donald is survived by his daughter, Darla Dian Gensen with husband Carl of Cabot, Ark.; two sons, David Dwain Olsen of Denton, Texas, and James Don Olsen of Bokchito, with fiancé LaDon Smith of Boswell; three sisters, Glenda Moore with husband Floyd of Boswell, Zelda Brady of Colbert and Dalphine Kelley with husband Billy of Sherman, Texas; one brother, Benny Wayne Olsen with wife Jeannie of Achille; and the mother of his children, Janice Gay Olsen of Sherman.